August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

CORMORANT: 'Metazoa' Artwork, Release Date Revealed

San Francisco Bay Area progressive extreme metallers CORMORANT have unveiled the stunning artwork for their upcoming full-length album, "Metazoa", which is due out on September 22, 2009 . The CD will initially be released as a six panel digipack by Saturnine Media, while a vinyl version will be made available in the coming months. CORMORANT ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Interviewed By ROCK SOUND TV

Rock Sound TV conducted an interview with ALICE IN CHAINS at the Sonisphere festival, which was held on August 1-2, 2009 at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. Watch the four-minute chat below. ALICE IN CHAINS has tapped U2 and WHITE STRIPES video director Alex Courtes to shoot a clip for "Check My Brain", the ...

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LEAVES' EYES To Release 'Njord' As Viking Longship Model Edition

LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — will make its new album, "Njord", available as a very special-edition. Strictly limited to 500 copies, the deluxe box set (see image below) contains a premium Viking longship model ( 31.5 cm long x ...

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RON JARZOMBEK: '12 Tone Variations' DVD Sneak Preview Available

Acclaimed San Antonio, Texas-based guitarist Ron Jarzombek (BLOTTED SCIENCE, WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK) has uploaded an eight-minute preview (see below) of his forthcoming "12 Tone Variations" instructional DVD. The sneak peek is a four-part dissection of the song "Oscillation Cycles", featured on "The Machinations of Dementia" CD by BLOTTED SCIENCE, Jarzombek's instrumental extreme metal project with ...

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MITHRAS: First Footage Of New Lineup Posted Online

U.K.'s psychedelic brutal death metal masters MITHRAS played their first show with new vocalist/bassist Sam Bean (THE BERZERKER, THE SENSELESS) on July 19, 2009 in Rushden. Video footage of the performance can be viewed below. MITHRAS' concert at the Day Of Unrest on December 14, 2008 was filmed with two cameras and professionally recorded, then ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Issues Update

Vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH has posted a lengthy update on the band's MySpace blog. A couple of excerpts from the entry follow below. "The video for 'The Death Of Love' is now finished and [can be viewed below]. The premise for this track is very much ...

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ACE FREHLEY: 'Anomaly' Electronic Press Kit Available

An Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for "Anomaly", the fifth solo album from original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley, can be viewed below. "Anomaly" will be released in the U.S. on September 15 via Ace's own Bronx Born Records, with Rocket Science providing a full label service platform. The CD was produced and recorded in Westchester County, ...

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REVOCATION: Another New Song Available For Streaming

A new track from Boston's REVOCATION, "Dismantle The Dictator", is available for streaming using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below (click on "Songs" tab). The song comes off the band's second full-length album, "Existence Is Futile", which is scheduled for release on September 29 in North America and October 5 internationally via Relapse Records. The follow-up to ...

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